Tut's back in town!

He's the most famous child potentate of all time—Egypt's young Pharaoh, Tutankhamun—but his tomb's magnificent treasures have been shown in Europe only three times since the grave's discovery in 1922. After the last exhibit, in 1981, the Egyptian government barred the artifacts from leaving the country. Now, after six years of negotiations with the Egyptian authorities, the Museum of Ancient Art in Basel, Switzerland, will offer a rare glimpse at the stunning artifacts buried with King Tut, who ruled from 1333 B.C. to 1323 B.C.—until his death at 18. The museum's director, Peter Blome, says he "hardly dared to hope" that...

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